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  • "I don’t know too much about it, but I’d lay odds a good psychoanalyst—I mean a really competent one—would probably take that statement—"
  • You may have seen "inspired" productions, "competent" productions, but never anything beautiful.

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  • If a person keeps faithfully busy each hour of the working day, he can count on waking up some morning to find himself one of the competent ones of his generation.
    William James
  • Izzi and I exchange a glance at that—his sheer competence is unnerving.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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